Maryland Students Dive Deep Into Naval Engineering Competition

In the last few years, STEM has been the focus of state and federal funding, as well as national and regional competitions, like the SeaPerch program, an underwater robotics competition tied to naval engineering…

Maryland Schools in the Path of the Purple Line

COLLEGE PARK – Proposed construction on the Purple Line will not begin for at least another three years, but some local school leaders are concerned as state and county planners work to finalize a route

Maryland Schools in the Path of the Purple Line

Proposed construction on the Purple Line will not begin for at least another three years, but some local school leaders are concerned as state and county planners work to finalize a route.

Live Blog: Discussion with David Simon, executive producer of The Wire

Capital News Service live-blogged a discussion Thursday with David Simon, an award-winning journalist and executive producer of HBO’s The Wire.

Maryland High School Students Close Out Bocce Season on a Roll

Montgomery Blair High School can’t say much for its football team, which finished the year 0-10. But when it comes to the under-the-radar sport of bocce, the Silver Spring school can hold its own.

Maryland Counties Eye Cameras for Ticketing Violators at School Bus Stops

Maryland drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus may soon receive a ticket in the mail, as several counties move closer to mounting traffic cameras on the sides of buses.

Catholic schools see new life as public charter schools

At first glance, visitors to Tunbridge Public Charter School in Baltimore might confuse it with a Catholic school. The outside of the building is adorned with stained glass windows, stone archways and a cornerstone inlaid with a cross. But on the inside, the school looks like many other public schools.

Maryland schools test evaluating teachers on student performance

Maryland schools are moving closer to overhauling the way that they evaluate teachers by putting more emphasis on student performance and test scores.

Maryland Education Funding Divides State and County Leaders

Cash-strapped Maryland county leaders say they can’t afford to pay their share of rising costs for schools and are asking the state to back off of a requirement to match state education funding dollar-for-dollar.

Program Brings iPads to Prince George’s Classrooms

Instead of solving math problems with pencil and paper in Christina Jerome’s 8th grade classroom at Charles Carroll Middle School, students add and subtract with a simple swipe of a finger.